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Leslie Davenport Calendar for Training and Certification

Guided Imagery Training Programs and Classes

Guided Imagery Training Programs

Leslie Davenport, MFT

Leslie Davenport

NEW! Transformational Imagery at California Institute of Integral Studies

This three unit class begins September 9, 2013, and is offered through the Master’s Program in Integrative Health Studies. You do not need to be currently enrolled at CIIS, and could take the course under “special student” status. It is a three hour class that meets weekly for three and a half months.

Through a compelling and extensive body of research connected to the field of psychoneuroimmunology, we have learned that conscious and unconscious images within us have a direct impact on our physiology, offering guided imagery an important role for a range of health-related conditions. Examples include the ability to lower cholesterol and glucose levels in the blood, heighten short-term immune cell activity, lower blood pressure, reduce complications related to surgery, as well as anxiety relief and enhance well-being. An interactive-style of imagery facilitation which navigates the mind-body-emotions-spirit matrix will be taught and practiced, along with an understanding of its applications for a variety of health and lifestyle concerns.

For more information, contact the Integrative Health Studies Department. Course Description. CIIS Syllabus Transformative Imagery.

Certificate in Deep Imagination through John K Kennedy University

All Continuing Education Certificate courses may be taken as either certificate courses or as stand-alone Continuing Education courses. Prerequisites must be observed. Credit for MFT, LCSW, Psychologists and RN’s.

Over the past 30 years, research has demonstrated the effectiveness of guided imagery with mood, happiness, trauma, performance, health, and creativity. The power of imagery lies in its capacity to access unconscious and pre-conscious processes when approaching therapeutic goals. By learning how to tap into a client’s key symbols and metaphors, the capacity for change accelerates, positively influencing the emotional, mental, social, spiritual, and behavioral outcomes.

This certificate program will allow you to build competence with an interactive-style of imagery that is non-scripted. It can be applied toward individuals, couples, groups and with children, to address a range of topics including complex grief, depression, pain, insomnia and other symptoms, end of life issues, and PTSD.

Certificate requirements: A total of 45 hours is required. This includes four core courses and at least seven electives. New electives will be available in each catalog and different core courses are offered throughout the year.

JFKU Deep Imagination Certification

NEW! Certificate in Mind-Body Medicine at Five Branches University

There are a variety of modalities that are included in this curriculum. I will be teaching the guided imagery classes. Classes can be taken independently of the certification program.

Five Branches Mind-Body Medicine Certification


Continuing Education Units from Book

Also five CEU units are available to California MFT’s and LCSW’s for reading Healing and Transformation Through Self Guided Imagery, registering below, and successfully completing the post-test and evaluation. Because the Board of Behavioral Sciences has recently expanded the methods for receiving continuing education credit, this interactive, electronic format is a BBS approved way to personally tailor your professional learning.

As a BBS Continuing Education Provider (PCE 4431), I am able to offer this book as course work to incorporate self guided imagery as a discipline to enhance the understanding and practice of counseling or social work.

To receive your 5 CEU units, register through PayPal ($45.00, includes a copy of the book), and complete and submit the Post Test and Evaluation.

See Leslie’s website for more information about this very talented master teacher of Guide Imagery.

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